The Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War1 regulates the trial and punishment of offenders by the courts of the occupying power. It includes the restriction of the right of an occupying power to try offences committed before the occupation, with the exception of breaches of the laws and customs of war2. No sentence may be passed except after a regular trial3. Also regulated are the right to present evidence4, to appeal5 and, if condemned to death, to petition for pardon or reprieve
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The Financial Conduct Authority Handbook (FCA Handbook) includes sourcebooks to regulate the conduct of business by a regulated firm relevant to insurers: the Conduct of Business Sourcebook (COBS) and the Insurance Conduct of Business Sourcebook (ICOBS). This Practice Note considers how these
This Practice Note considers the nature and scope of arbitration agreements with a particular focus on arbitration agreements pursuant to the law of England and Wales, although it also discusses the concept from an international perspective and includes some comparative examples from other
On the disposition of a property (whether by way of conveyance, transfer or charge), the party making the disposition will normally provide a title guarantee which implies standard form covenants for title. A landlord may give a title guarantee when granting a lease, but this is rare in practice.
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